3156 spectators had come to Aguilas athletic clu Arena
this cloudy day. Tommy Läfvenblom
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Leif Torsson
and Jordi Pallarol
A 4-4-2 alignment was the formation of choice for athletic.
Lineup: Satria - Rifai, Budiarto, Sugeng, Fahriansyah - Rumkabu, Sumanti, Herlambang, Dinal - Pieterz, Wuisan.
Andry had chosen a strategic 4-4-2 formation.
Starters: Karim - Pulalo, Doni, Prakoso, Ansori - Silalahi, Novianto, Natawijaya, Mauro - Sinar, Zamroni.
After 10 minutes, a long pass from athletic's R. Pieterz
caught the defence out of position. A. Rumkabu
collected the ball, and with the goal at his mercy calmly rolled the ball just inside the post. 1 - 0.
After several obvious shirt pulling incidents, F. Silalahi
got himself booked. The manager of Andry was not happy.
The visitors didn't give in and, after 35 minutes, A. Prakoso
got through the home side's central line of defence, rolling in the equaliser to make it 1 - 1.
After 38 minutes, H. Rifai
sent the corner kick right to K. Wuisan
who headed it sharply past the keeper. 2 - 1!
After 40 minutes, the visitors levelled the scores after A. Prakoso
made it through the middle and struck home to make it 2 - 2.
The visiting T. Zamroni
was booed thoroughly by the home crowd 42 minutes into the game, after he broke through the middle and scored, resulting in the visitors taking the lead. 2 - 3 was the score.
2 - 3 was the score after the first half.
Andry had most of the ball, with 61 percent of possession.
Andry increased their lead after 54 minutes when A. Natawijaya
broke through on the right, upping the score to 2 - 4, much to the home crowd's dismay.
of Andry was booked for kicking the ball away after the whistle.
received a delicate pass through the home side's central defence after 60 minutes, and chipped it past the flailing keeper to score making it 2 - 5. The Andry fans went wild, whilst the home fans started to think about leaving early.
With 66 minutes played, Y. Ansori
of Andry fell dramatically just outside the penalty area. However, the referee was unimpressed, and booked him for diving.
athletic had a magnificent opportunity after 67 minutes as A. Budiarto
hit the ball hard from the edge of the penalty box. However, the shot went wide.
After 71 minutes, an incisive pass through the middle gave R. Mauro
a chance to increase the lead for Andry, and he did not disappoint. The score was then 2 - 6.
The visitors added to their lead 76 minutes into the game, after a sensational penalty kick by Andry's U. Doni
slid just past the home keeper. 2 - 7.
At this point, it was obvious that the players of Andry lowered the tempo and became more defensively oriented.
79 minutes in, Andry's W. Sinar
received a yellow card for going into a challenge studs first.
Possession in this half belonged to Andry, who controlled the ball 68 percent of the time.
performed admirably for athletic.
However, L. Satria
made a disastrous appearance.
Most important Andry player was T. Zamroni
was a disappointment, however.
The match ends 2 - 7.